Banks http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/banks The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Banks en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game. A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235605 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235605 Jesse Torres A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds. Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could. A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232943 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232943 Catherine Clifford A new report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shows that, despite massive banking industry consolidation, there are more community banks in the U.S. now than there were 30 years ago. One-Time Bitcoin Exchange Giant Mt. Gox Collapses Amid Insolvency, Trading Allegedly Suspended The former cryptocurrency king fizzles out, reportedly filing for bankruptcy after allegedly losing $375 million in Bitcoins in the wake of supposed 'years-long' 'unnoticed' theft. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231762 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231762 Kim Lachance Shandrow The former cryptocurrency king fizzles out, reportedly filing for bankruptcy after allegedly losing $375 million in Bitcoins in the wake of supposed 'years-long' 'unnoticed' theft. Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231572 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231572 Kim Lachance Shandrow Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack. JPMorgan Slams Bitcoin as Exchanges Halt Withdrawals Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231495 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231495 Brian Patrick Eha Bitcoin has suffered another shock to its system in the past week, but there's reason to believe the problem is only temporary. Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231318 Ray Hennessey In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone. India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230569 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230569 Brian Patrick Eha As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations. SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230346 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230346 Brian Patrick Eha The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency. How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229988 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229988 Odysseas Papadimitriou Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle. What Your Banker Isn't Telling You Understanding how bankers work with small-business owners will help you make the most of your relationship. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229373 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229373 Gene Marks Understanding how bankers work with small-business owners will help you make the most of your relationship. Fed Throws Latest Punch in Swipe-Fee Brawl The U.S. Federal Reserve says it will appeal an earlier decision from the U.S. District Court that challenged the swipe-fee regulations set by the central bank. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228028 Catherine Clifford The U.S. Federal Reserve says it will appeal an earlier decision from the U.S. District Court that challenged the swipe-fee regulations set by the central bank. Lending to Franchises Reaches the Highest Level Since the Recession Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226323 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226323 Catherine Clifford Banks are expected to make $23.9 billion available to franchise businesses this year, according to a new report by the International Franchise Association. 3 Signs You May Need to Ditch Your Bank It is a hassle to change banks. Here is when it is worth it. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:43:53 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223987 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223987 Catherine Clifford It is a hassle to change banks. Here is when it is worth it. Most Retailers Saving Big on Debit Card Processing Fees Federal Reserve report shows financial reforms are making a difference for merchants, although some say it's not enough. Thu, 03 May 2012 14:35:41 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223480 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223480 Catherine Clifford Federal Reserve report shows financial reforms are making a difference for merchants, although some say it's not enough. SBA Chief Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Lending Comeback Karen G. Mills, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, talks about the agency's 2011 record year in small-business loan guarantees, helping to fill gaps when banks were reluctant to lend. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/223371 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/223371 Catherine Clifford Karen G. Mills, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, talks about the agency's 2011 record year in small-business loan guarantees, helping to fill gaps when banks were reluctant to lend. Looking for a Loan? Don't Wait for a Big Bank Approval rates at the biggest U.S. banks shriveled up a bit in March compared to the previous month, according to a survey. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223325 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223325 Catherine Clifford Approval rates at the biggest U.S. banks shriveled up a bit in March compared to the previous month, according to a survey. What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222403 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222403 Riva Richmond A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud. SBA Lending in 2012 Gets a Haircut The SBA announced a banner year in 2011 -- supporting a record $30 billion in loans. But come 2012, the agency's sights are $1 billion lower. Fri, 07 Oct 2011 07:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220497 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220497 Diana Ransom The SBA announced a banner year in 2011 -- supporting a record $30 billion in loans. But come 2012, the agency's sights are $1 billion lower. Can Entrepreneurs Count on Community Banks? Small banks have been quietly shutting their doors in greater number. Here's how their loss could affect your business. Fri, 26 Aug 2011 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220198 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220198 Carol Tice Small banks have been quietly shutting their doors in greater number. Here's how their loss could affect your business. A Recovery in Small-Business Lending? The SBA's 90 percent guarantee on certain loans may be no more, but the borrowing outlook may be brightening. Wed, 27 Apr 2011 07:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219548 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219548 Diana Ransom The SBA's 90 percent guarantee on certain loans may be no more, but the borrowing outlook may be brightening.